Full Name: Arnold Rothstein
Profession: Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Why Famous: Widely reputed to have organized corruption in professional athletics, conspiring in the fixing of the 1919 World Series. Also took advantage of Prohibition by turning it into a profitable business, and he transformed organized crime into a business run like a corporation.
- 1928-11-04 US gangster Arnold Rothstein is shot at a business meeting for repudedly refusing to pay gambling debts (dies 6th November)